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Press regulation: statist Winston Churchill was the Hugh Grant of his time

by | 19th, March 2013

THE trusty Sun leads with Winston Churchill sticking two fingers up to Press regulation. The quotes tells readers:

“A free press is the unsleeping guardian of every other right that free men prize; it is the most dangerous foe of tyranny.”

Might that be the same Winnie who created the British Gazette, described on Wikipedia as the organ “published by the Government during the General Strike of 1926…

The Gazette first appeared on the morning of 5 May. It was highly patriotic and condemnatory of the strikers, becoming a very effective means of propaganda for the government.

Also, Churchill had

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